Crims. Image shows from L to R: Luke (Elis James), Jason (Kadiff Kirwan). Copyright: BBC.

Crims

BBC Three sitcom. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2015. Stars Elis James, Kadiff Kirwan, Cariad Lloyd, Ricky Champ, Lashana Lynch, Ed Kear, Theo Barklem-Biggs and others.

Crims. Image shows from L to R: Jason (Kadiff Kirwan), Luke (Elis James). Copyright: BBC.

Crims

Sitcom series about a young man sentenced to two years in prison with his girlfriend's idiot brother

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2015
Channel
BBC Three
Episodes
6   (1 series)
Starring
Elis James, Kadiff Kirwan, Cariad Lloyd, Ricky Champ, Lashana Lynch, Ed Kear, Theo Barklem-Biggs, Selom Awadzi and Jamal Hadjkura
Writers
Adam Kay and Dan Swimer
Directors
Alex Winckler and Ben Kellett
Producer
James Farrell

Crims follows straight-laced Luke and idiot Jason in prison.

Luke inadvertently finds himself sentenced to two years in Young Offender Institution Sunnybank View after becoming a bank robber's getaway driver, along with the bank robber in question, his girlfriend's brother and so-called friend - Jason.

To make matters worse he has to share a cell with Jason. Luke will have to rely on Jason's street smarts to get him through. Unfortunately, Jason is a massive idiot.

On hand to keep a watchful eye on the boys as prison officer Dawn, alongside her unsettling colleague Creg.

Production Details

Production company
Also known as
  • 600 Days (Working title)
Soundtrack
Theme music by The Correspondents.
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 8th January 2015 on BBC Three at 10pm
Last new broadcast
Thursday 12th February 2015 on BBC Three at 10pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Monday 28th December 2015 at 1:05am